Tuesday, 18 February 2014


Working-life is interesting. In the mornings I go downhill and in the evenings uphill. We start and end at the same time everyday. Maybe such strict routine will be good for a change.
If I manage to hit people on a nearly-empty snowhill, how am I supposed to cycle through Amsterdam?

Tuesday, 4 February 2014


Today I said my living-in-Eindhoven-life goodbye and hopefully for good. I couldn't be happier.
Of course there are things I will miss because I got used to them, like the cats that said hi to me when I came home, or how I got to know when my supermarket had cheesetastings* or how the lady from the photostore finally memorized my name and order (best accomplishment to be honest). I could probably go on for a while here. These small things you get used to and feel happy for knowing.
But these things were mostly important to me because there is nothing else to Eindhoven. And I also know that you will find your routines in any place as long as you spend enough time there. I already know where to get cheesetastings in Amsterdam, and I'll make sure to make enough pictures for the guys at the photostore to know my name soon, and the cats won't be a problem either, so I'm guessing I'm going to feel familiar in no time.

* Cheesetastings. This is a very Dutch thing probably, because Dutchies like cheese and free things. The thing is mostly that I never buy cheese because it is always too much for me and too expensive, but I love myself a taste of cheese every now and then and the free samples always give you just enough to satisfy the need.